Sunday, July 4, 2010

Holiday Fire Destroys Log Cabin

On July 4, 1995 at 1:30 a.m. Cumberland County 911 alerted firefighters to a cabin fire on the Furnace Hollow Road, South Newton Township. When firefighters arrived they found the vacant building well involved in flames. The blaze was ruled arson and damages were estimated at $15,000. The South Newton, Vigilant Hose, Penn Twp., Cumberland Valley and Newville fire companies answered the alarm. Later in the day the C.V. ambulance made four runs, the Vigilant’s ran a medical assist, the C.V.’s answered a pole fire, WEFR answered an AFA and all three companies responded to another AFA.

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